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Police: Man stabs 2 Indianapolis officers before he is shot

Dec. 01, 2021 15:44 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A 20-year-old man armed with multiple knives stabbed two Indianapolis police officers early Wednesday before they shot and wounded him, authorities said. Officers responding to a reported disturbance about 1 a.m. came in contact with the man, who...

County executive accused of stealing campaign funds

Dec. 01, 2021 14:58 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York county executive was arrested Wednesday on allegations that he stole $3,500 in campaign funds to pay off his personal debts, Attorney General Letitia James said. Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin, 58, faces a maximum sentence of...

Sheriff: 'Prolific offender' accused of assaulting woman

Dec. 01, 2021 11:38 AM EST

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — A man with a lengthy criminal history is accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old woman as she delivered pizza to a central Florida apartment complex, officials said. U.S. marshals arrested Osvaldo Figueroa, 55, Tuesday in nearby Lake County...

Florida man charged with killing 21-year-old woman in 1983

Dec. 01, 2021 11:15 AM EST

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A man who had long been considered a person of interest in the killing of a 21-year-old South Florida woman has been arrested after 38 years, officials said. Ralph Williams, 59, was arrested Monday in Jacksonville and charged with the death of...

Man arrested after breaching security at UK Parliament

Dec. 01, 2021 11:11 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — A man was arrested Wednesday after breaching security at Britain’s Parliament. Photos showed a man being held on the ground inside a gated yard at Parliament while officers stood over him with guns pointed. He was later taken away in a police van. ...

Iceland police say homemade bomb found in Reykjavik dumpster

Dec. 01, 2021 09:25 AM EST

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Three men were arrested after a homemade bomb was found in a residential neighborhood of Iceland’s capital, Reykjavik, police said Wednesday. The explosives were discovered Tuesday in a dumpster near an apartment building that houses the U.S....

Fugitive sex offender sentenced for not registering

Dec. 01, 2021 08:44 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A New Jersey man who was a fugitive for nearly two years and who was captured in North Carolina has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for failure to register as a sex offender, according to a federal prosecutor. According to court...

North Carolina man charged after girlfriend's body found

Dec. 01, 2021 08:26 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man whose girlfriend was missing for a week has been charged in her death, police said. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said Denee Rawls, 21, left her home in north Charlotte on Nov. 22 and did not return, The Charlotte Observer...

Police: Bank robber arrested after prison term for new heist

Nov. 30, 2021 22:39 PM EST

BELLEAIR BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A serial Florida bank robber once dubbed the “I-4 bandit” was arrested Tuesday for a new holdup just months after his release from prison, police said. David Marc Ratcliff, 55, was caught after a brief chase in the Gulf Coast town of...

Police: Tree branch murder weapon in fatal Albuquerque brawl

Nov. 30, 2021 19:59 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police have arrested a man suspected of bludgeoning another man to death with a tree branch multiple times while he was laying on the ground. Police arrested 50-year-old Kewa Pueblo man after the attack on Monday in southeast...